O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!-wrote astronomer Johannes Kepler, 1619. Scientific Revolution astronomers Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, and Herschel also made statements of faith. What did scientists Sir Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle and Blaise Pascal believe? Sir Francis Bacon wrote in 1625: A little philosophy inclineth men’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds to religion. Learn the significance of the invention of writing, the printing press, the Julian Calendar and the Gregorian Calendar. Find out how the church pioneered hospitals and medical care for the poor because of the belief in the sanctity of human life, — especially during plagues and pandemics.